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Lock and load for gun control
It appears that Congress, in an epic fit of bloody-mindedness that reflects the nation's delusional subservience to the National Rifle Association's death cult, will fail to outlaw semiautomatic weapons and high-capacity ammo clips.
| January 18, 2013
Freedom to attend school
... with or without fear.
| January 11, 2013
Let's arm everyone!
It's an easy solution.
| December 28, 2012
Can gun reform misfire?
If, in the wake of the mass killings in Newtown, Connecticut, Congress does not summon the will to vote to ban semiautomatic weapons with large-capacity clips, then the institution will have blood on its hands.
| December 28, 2012
Does everyone feel safe?
Brainstorming on how to deter mass killings.
| December 21, 2012
Guns on the street
Around 6 pm on Wednesday evening, I was walking with a friend who was carrying his rifle across Congress Street to my car.
A police story
| September 21, 2012
Open-carry activist takes to the streets
On a recent sunny morning at Coffee By Design on Congress Street, Norman Hamann is well-armed.
| June 22, 2012
Is shooting people causing you legal problems?
Self-defense doesn't end when their life does!
| June 15, 2012
Review: Max Payne 3
Max Payne 3 makes video-game violence mean something again.
Max Payne's bloody Brazilian getaway
| June 15, 2012
I'm going to quit my job and start a cult
Do you have any guns?
| May 25, 2012
Review: The Darkness II
Have you ever felt a rage so powerful and consuming that it seemed to be operating under its own control? That's the Darkness.
The heart of the matter
| February 17, 2012
When it comes to ruthlessness, the yakuzas in Takeshi Kitano's slick bloodbath make the Corleones look like the Brady Bunch.
| December 09, 2011
This is one sequel superior to the original — if the original were Butch and Sundance: The Early Days .
Mateo Gil's prequel to Butch and Cassidy's tale
| October 14, 2011
Review: Killer Elite
First Point Blank and now Killer Elite — isn't there a copyright law about stealing the titles of a better movie? Gary McEndry's espionage thriller isn't bad, but it isn't Peckinpah; all the two films have in common are the title and lots of shootin
| September 23, 2011
Review: Straw Dogs
Remaking, polishing, and in effect housebreaking what should've remained untamed and feral, Rod Lurie's new version of the Peckinpah classic follows the original's story beats closely, and so the devil is in the details.
Rod Lurie's new version of the Peckinpah classic
| September 23, 2011
Rewriting our gun laws
Rewriting our gun laws: tempering safety with lunacy.
| April 15, 2011
Cops seize guns from Arlington comics-store asshole
You may recall Travis Corcoran, erstwhile blogger and founder of the online comics store heavyink.com, the guy who saw fit to post some advice to...
| January 18, 2011
All due respect
There's a guy named Carson that I know at school. He is 16 and next week I will turn 14. He told me he liked me last spring and I liked him too, but it just wasn't the right time because he had a girlfriend ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
| December 03, 2010
The Trapps at the Venue
New Paltz, New York, has long been known for its grassroots progressivism and cultural diversity. As its kinsmen, The Trapps are an appropriately soulful roots-rock...
| November 30, 2010
At URI, Booker challenges a generation
"Gun shots rang out," said Cory Booker, Newark's charismatic mayor, during a talk at the University of Rhode Island's Edwards Hall this week.
| November 12, 2010
Guns in bars
You can't bring your bow and arrow to Mill Creek Park anymore. Damn. But feel free to bring your loaded gun to a bar in Tennessee...
| October 07, 2010
Let them buy cars
In Maine, you can buy a gun on a Sunday, but you can't buy a car. In fact, in Maine you can buy almost anything you want on a Sunday, except for a car. Maine state law forbids car-buying on Sundays.
Letters to the Portland Editor, July 23, 2010
PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS
| July 23, 2010
Springtime for Militia
I’m scrubbing my armpits in the campground bathroom at Fort Hunt Park in Virginia. It’s taken more than 20 hours for me to get here for today’s firearm-friendly Restore the Constitution rally, which is supposed to commence shortly.
Gun nuts from around the country converge upon the murder capital of the nation, Washington, D.C.
| April 23, 2010
Newton shooter aims to please
If a Jamaican bobsled team can qualify for the Winter Olympics, then certainly a gunslinger from liberal Newton has a fighting chance in a rigorous shootout below the Mason-Dixon Line.
Run and gun
| April 16, 2010
The Granite State Gang
Big bucks couldn't buy the viral awe and ire that the Free State Project (FSP) scored on August 11, when New Hampshire resident William Kostric arrived outside President Barack Obama's Portsmouth Town Hall meeting with a handgun on his right thigh — "op
New Hampshire transplants live free — or die trying
| August 28, 2009
Guns don’t kill people. People kill people.
Letters to the Boston editor, May 1, 2009
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| May 01, 2009
Sports blotter: Steamrolled again
Brian Bosworth gets a DUI; Marshawn Lynch pleads guilty to a gun charge
Brian Bosworth gets leveled by John Law, and Marshawn Lynch hops on the Chris Henry express
| March 11, 2009
Ted "The Nuge" Nugent phoned in this morning. He is equal time. Hear the complete interview here.
| November 04, 2008
Mega Robo Thunder Phone Query - Guns or Money?
A car dealership in Kansas City is giving customers an added incentive to buy a car from them.If you buy from them you get a...
| June 03, 2008
Fire It Up! Guns in the workplace?
God Bless the NRA. They are always looking out for us.The NRA wants you to be able to take your weapons to work.Of course the...
| April 15, 2008
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